New York City Universities and Colleges
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New York University -Founded in 1831, New York University is one of the most prestigious and largest private universities in the country. NYU includes 18 schools, colleges, and divisions at five major centers in Manhattan, and 10 international academic centers. The focus of research and learning at NYU is on humanities, sciences, social sciences, law, medicine, business, education, the fine arts, studio art, performing and cinematic arts, music, social work, public administration, the ancient world, and continuing and professional studies.
With more than 2,500 courses offered, New York University awards more than 25 different degrees and offers many activities and cultural experiences. The heart of NYU is the Washington Square campus in Greenwich Village, a historic and creative community that attracts writers, musicians, artists, and intellectuals. NYU is legendary for its Tisch School of the Arts - with the county's top film school - School of Law, one of the oldest law schools in the US, and Stern School of Business. Visit www.nyu.edu.
Columbia University -Columbia University was founded in 1754 by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the country. From its humble beginnings in a schoolhouse in lower Manhattan, Columbia University has grown into an elite college and encompasses two principal campuses: the historic campus in the Morningside Heights neighborhood and the modern Medical Center further uptown in Washington Heights.
One of the top academic and research institutions in the world, Columbia is renowned for conducting leading research in medicine, science, the arts, and the humanities. The university is comprised of three undergraduate schools, thirteen graduate and professional schools, and a school of continuing education. For information, visit www.columbia.edu.
Columbia University Medical Center -Situated on a 20-acre campus in Washington Heights in the northern part of Manhattan, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) provides world-class leadership in scientific research, health and medical education and patient care.
The medical center encompasses four schools: College of Physicians & Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and Mailman School of Public Health. The importance of CUMC can be attested to in financial terms-its budget is roughly half of Columbia University's nearly $2 billion annual budget. For more information, visit www.cumc.columbia.edu/.
City University of New York -The nation's largest urban public university with 23 schools, 11 colleges and 6 community colleges, University of New York (CUNY) serves more than 226,000 students and 230,000 adult, continuing and professional education students. CUNY provides excellent academic opportunities - from certificate courses to the Ph.D. - at colleges that include: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY School of Law at Queens College and William E. Macaulay Honors College.
CUNY offers over 1,400 academic programs, 200 majors leading to associate and baccalaureate degrees, and 100 graduate degree majors. The University offers an on-line baccalaureate degree through the School of Professional Studies and a new Teacher Academy with free tuition for mathematics and science majors who seek teaching careers in the city's public schools. For information on CUNY schools and programs, visit www.cuny.edu.